By Harry Colbert, Jr., Managing Editor For the past 15 years Jean Ann Durades has been an advocate for the arts and she wants people of color to share in her passion. “Some people are hooked on phonics, some people are hooked on jazz; I’m hooked on the arts,” said Durades. Durades is working with…
By Harry Colbert, Jr. Managing Editor U.S. Bank Stadium in downtown Minneapolis is an unquestioned marvel in design and construction; but just as impressive as its majestic look is the diverse workforce that turned concept into reality.
Council will identify strategies to improve relations between Minnesota communities and law enforcement officers, review best practices and recommend specific reforms Gov. Mark Dayton issued an executive order establishing the Governor’s Council on Law Enforcement and Community Relations.
By Harry Colbert, Jr. Managing Editor We have come to the midway point of the current installment of the Insight-2-Health Fitness Challenge and in addition to our lifestyle changes here at Insight News, there are several others committing themselves to better health.
The U.S. Department of Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) awarded a $1.5 million grant to theMetropolitan Economic Development Association (MEDA) to increase lending and investment activity in low-income and economically distressed communities.
By Harry Colbert, Jr. Managing Editor Linked by DNA, Jamil Jackson has six siblings, but DNA doesn’t tell the full story.
Civil rights icon Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.) will be the key note speaker at the 11thannual Minnesota DFLFounders Day Dinner.
Oct. 7, 2016 By Harry Colbert, Jr., Managing Editor Linked by DNA, Jamil Jackson has six siblings, but DNA doesn’t tell the full story. If one were to ask countless young men in North Minneapolis who Jackson is to them, several will reply, “That’s my big brother.” For Jackson, the young men he mentors as a…
Commentary By Connie Evans (Americas Wire Writers Group) WASHINGTON, D.C.– After Noemi Prado devoted 29 years to working for Southwest Moulding in Grand Prairie, Texas, the owners decided to close the business.